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09 August 2017

The University of Canterbury’s Dean of Law Professor Ursula Cheer and Associate Professor Ben Kennedy of the Department of Geological Sciences both received Sustained Excellence awards from Ako Aotearoa National Centre for Tertiary Teaching Excellence.


08 August 2017

BNZ and PwC New Zealand have announced a new scholarship programme established at the University of Canterbury to honour former BNZ Board Chairman and respected PwC Managing Partner John Waller, ONZM, FCA.

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29 June 2017

What if we had the technology to read your mind?

Rhonda Powell

16 May 2017

The Feminist Judgments Project Aotearoa is exploring how the law might play out differently if it were interpreted through a feminist or mana wahine lens.

UC takes top spot in University Challenge

23 January 2017

The UC team has won New Zealand academia's top trivia quiz show, University Challenge for the second year since the show returned to New Zealand screens in 2014.

UC students make the world their campus

22 December 2016

With summer here, hundreds of UC students are heading around the globe to gain hands-on experiences, learn new skills and make a difference in communities near and far.

New book explores NZ crime, law and justice

17 October 2016

A UC academic's latest book examines recent crime trends and the social, political, and legal changes in New Zealand from the end of the 20th century to the present.

Roy Kerr receives University's highest honour

10 May 2016

UC awards the rare honour of the title Canterbury Distinguished Professor to Emeritus Professor Roy Kerr who is also to receive the prestigious Crafoord Prize in Sweden.

UC student numbers increase for 2016

02 March 2016

Student numbers at the University of Canterbury have increased for the 2016 academic year due to a rise in both domestic and international enrolments.

UC Chancellor speaks at WWI memorial rededication

17 December 2015

The UC Chancellor has witnessed the rededication of a WWI Memorial Window, recalling its great historical and emotional resonance for the University.

Henry VIII's divorce lawyer's Magna Carta at UC

01 December 2015

UC is publicly displaying New Zealand's oldest copy of the Magna Carta for the first time, just as its connection with King Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn has been discovered.

UC welcomes 10 new Fulbright award recipients

14 September 2015

UC welcomes 10 new Fulbright award recipients through the Fulbright New Zealand programme.

Equipment library would help ill and the elderly

11 February 2015

A University of Canterbury student has come up with a novel library-style scheme to help sustain quality of life for people who are disabled, ill or need end-of-life care.

Aid and diplomacy work on cards for law student

07 August 2014

A UC law student, who worked with families in Malawi earlier this year, is seeking to carry out international aid and diplomacy work when she finishes her degree.

UC student launches clothing label website

31 July 2014

A University of Canterbury international business and law student has launched a New Zealand clothing label website aimed at female rural wear.

Charity network will grow with increased promotion

10 June 2014

A group of University of Canterbury students are keen to make Cantabrians fitter, not fatter, by helping a charity organisation.

100 students to help restore South Brighton Park

23 May 2014

More than 100 University of Canterbury emerging student leaders will work with the Christchurch City Council this weekend.

UC to produce more Maori graduates

23 May 2014

The University of Canterbury is producing graduate students who will be of significant benefit to Maori organisations and businesses in the future.

Pistorius and the lessons for New Zealand

10 March 2014

The process employed to try criminal cases in New Zealand should be continually discussed and debated, a leading University of Canterbury (UC) criminal law academic says.

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22 August 2013

A UC postgraduate law student is researching co-governance arrangements between iwi and the Crown in New Zealand, with a focus on Ngāi Tahu and Ngāi Tuhoe.

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14 August 2013

A UC law student has investigated allegations of human trafficking for forced labour in foreign charter vessels in NZ's fishing industry.

Ross Sea proposal fails but not all is lost

18 July 2013

NZ's second attempt at getting a Ross Sea marine protected area established has failed again, but all is not lost says UC environmental law expert Professor Karen Scott.

UC student proposes hunters and gatherers market

25 June 2013

A University of Canterbury student is proposing a grocery shopping outlet that allows Canterbury farmers and growers to sell their goods direct to the customer, seven days.

NZ poor on sustainability, says UC law lecturer

24 May 2013

New Zealand's reputation as a clean, green beautiful country is in danger of being exposed as fraudulent, a University of Canterbury law lecturer says.

Phillipstown School hopeful of staying open

14 May 2013

A judicial review of the future of Christchurch's Phillipstown Primary School is still a possibility but it depends on a final decision to be made at the end of the month.

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